Fairhaven House Struck by Lightning
FAIRHAVEN — A house in Fairhaven was struck by lightning in a severe thunderstorm that shook the South Coast this morning.
Fairhaven Deputy Fire Chief Joy Nichols confirmed that the Judson Drive home was struck by lightning.
She said that two engines and a car responded to the scene at 7:42 a.m. Thursday.
According to Nichols, the lightning strike was "minimal."
Resident Dana Rhodes told Boston 25 News that she was sitting on the couch with her kids when she heard a loud boom, felt a tingling sensation, and smelled smoke.
She also told the news outlet she lost power for a few minutes.
No injuries were reported in the incident.
Some roads were also reportedly flooded across the South Coast in the storm.